Clinical Indications for Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation in Chronic Respiratory Failure Due to Restrictive Lung Disease, COPD, and Nocturnal Hypoventilation--A Consensus Conference Report

Chest. 1999 Aug;116(2):521-34. doi: 10.1378/chest.116.2.521.

Publication types

  • Consensus Development Conference
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Chronic Disease
  • Disease Progression
  • Humans
  • Hypoventilation / physiopathology
  • Hypoventilation / therapy
  • Lung Diseases, Obstructive / complications*
  • Lung Diseases, Obstructive / physiopathology
  • Positive-Pressure Respiration*
  • Respiratory Insufficiency / etiology
  • Respiratory Insufficiency / physiopathology
  • Respiratory Insufficiency / therapy*
  • Respiratory Muscles / physiopathology
  • Sleep / physiology
  • Tracheostomy
  • Treatment Outcome